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Renée Fleming's Rodelinda dazzles the Met

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Renée Fleming's Rodelinda dazzles the Met Musica

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Bright lights in the big city and also in the opera world, with the Met production of Handel's Rodelinda in New York. Composed in 1725, nowadays it is relayed on giant screens the world over. In the title role: top American soprano Renée Fleming.

She told euronews: "Rodelinda is so different from the other typical operatic heroines who are so often victimized because they are yound and beautiful. She starts the opera in tremendous trouble, in mourning, and in grieving, and she's a mother. But she also shows so much courage, and she's clever.She [is not] the simple ingenue that we sopranos typically play."

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  • Production date: 2011
  • Duration: 4 min
  • Production: © Euronews
  • Available version(s): FR, EN

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